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Top 10 Prepping and Survival Posts 2023
Find out which most were the most read posts in 2023 over at Primal Survivor. The home of sensible and practical prepping advice and ideas for preppers and survivalists from beginner to advanced.
How to Identify Maitake Mushrooms
Known scientifically as Grifola frondosa, maitake mushrooms are also commonly called “hen of the woods” or “sheep’s head mushrooms.” No matter what name you prefer, they’re a safe and rewarding choice for fall foragers. These fungi aren’t tricky to find once you’re privy to their growth habits, and making a positive ID is easy after you examine their appearance.
The Ultimate Bug Out Vehicle Setup, Supplies and Gear (With Checklist)
Your bug out vehicle should suit both your worst-case and most-likely disaster scenarios. Read this indepth guide and download your free bug out vehicle checklist to find out the considerations of your bug out vehicle, top choices with pros and cons.
Women’s EDC Checklist: 17 Survival Items to Carry Everyday
Everyday Carry (EDC) isn’t just the useful stuff you carry around. EDC is a lifestyle that revolves around preparedness, self-reliance, and having the tools you need for survival. The title image shows what’s in my purse EDC. A backup bank card and $20 are hidden in the pad. I’ve also got another $20 under the insert of my shoe.
Urban Survival Gear: Essential Tools and Kit Checklist
The items on this urban survival gear checklist are divided into categories based on what they are used for, and we’ve added some things at the end that you may have forgotten. Free Download for Urban Bug Out Bag Checklist included in this article.
How to Build an Urban Survival Kit that Can Fit in an Altoids Tin
Considering that a staggering 80% of Americans live in urban areas, it only makes sense that you’d want to have an urban survival kit to help you through a disaster situation. You will want to have an urban survival kit handy to help you survive in the city outside of your home. And, even if you are fleeing into the wilderness, you will still have to get through the city first. We are here to help you pack the right supplies into your kit (all of which you can fit into an altoids tin)
How to use and make Butterfly Bandages
Butterfly bandages are similar to SteriStrips, which are also used to hold wounds together to heal. They get get their name because they have a narrow non-adhesive area in the center and adhesive wider sides, making them look like a butterfly. This indepth guide goes through how to use them, how to apply and the different metods of making DIY butterfly bandages.
How to Build a Bug Out Bag for Your Family + Checklist
How to pack a family bug out bag to meet the needs of everyone who will be bugging out with your after SHTF. A bug out bag is an essential piece of your survival kit. Use this FREE 39 Item checklist to help you get started today.
How to Use Activated Charcoal for a Tooth Infection
This activated charcoal treatment is for mild tooth infections, such as when you can see some pus around a tooth or have a tooth abscess. However, please know that tooth infections can spread throughout the body, leading to severe complications. To work well, activated charcoal needs to surround an area twice as big as the infected area. The activated charcoal also needs to be wet as it adsorbs better that way.
Lion’s Mane Mushroom Identification and Common Look-Alikes
Find out how to safely identify Lions Mane mushrooms in the wild and how to spot its common lookalikes. A detailed foraging guide including beautiful wild mushroom photography.
How to Cook Without Electricity: 22 Safe Indoor Cooking Options when the Power is Out
During a long-term power outage, you’ll need a way to cook food without electricity. There are a lot of options, from the high-tech to the downright primitive. What’s important is that you prepare your emergency stove before a power outage occurs, so you aren’t left hungry and staring at your bags of pasta, rice, and beans but without any way to cook them.
How to Build a Latrine or Pit Toilet: 4 Designs to Consider
When you think of a latrine, you probably think of a big hole in the ground with a seat and outhouse over it. These old-fashioned latrines are still great options for off-grid cabins or emergency preparedness. However, latrine design has improved drastically over the years. There are newer ways to make latrines, so they are safer, cleaner, and smell less. This guide will give instructions for a basic latrine and then explain other options, especially for multiple families or groups.
A Guide to Using Butterfly Bandages for First Aid (Store Bought & DIY Versions)
Butterfly bandages get their name because they have a narrow non-adhesive area in the center and adhesive wider sides, making them look like a butterfly. They are also called “butterfly stitches” or “wound closure strips.” Butterfly bandages are similar to SteriStrips, which are also used to hold wounds together to heal. Practice how to use them before you are relying on them when SHTF.
6 Hidden Underground Shelters that Will Survive Doomsday
There are a lot of ways to go about creating a hidden underground shelter. This post isn’t meant to tell you how to make your own shelter. That would be foolish because everyone has completely different needs when it comes to security. Rather, I want to show you some examples of hidden underground shelters so you can get ideas for your own secure survival shelter.
How to Store Sugar for The Long Term
Sugar is one of those foods that will last forever, even without special packaging. However, it’s not recommended to keep sugar in its original packaging. Here’s what you need to know about storing sugar long-term.